(RNS) — The Colorado-based counselor’s message that it is OK to ‘try softer’ rather than to try harder — or ‘white-knuckle’ one’s way through life, as she puts it — feels especially relevant in the midst of a pandemic.
CHICAGO (RNS) — As people across the country deal with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and the country’s reckoning over racism, many Christian leaders, organizations and churches are providing resources not only to care for their spiritual and physical health, but also their mental health.
(RNS) — The cause of death was a gunshot wound and the medical examiner ruled it a suicide, said Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton.
(RNS) — Healing Path Wellness Services in South Minneapolis burned down during protests. But the Somali community the mental health clinic serves needs it more than ever.
(RNS) — Many apps have reported spikes in searches for meditations on fear and anxiety since the pandemic started.
(RNS) — Important online and telephone support services for people in quarantine with substance use disorders or people in crisis.
(RNS) — Thinking can become distorted in a crisis, causing us to fall into panic, denial or grief. A psychologist who studies resilience talks about how to keep perspective.
(RNS) — Women are at risk for depression even in the best of times — and the uncharted territory we’re now entering is not going to be the best of times.
(RNS) — A recent tweetstorm about how to teach kids about faith was a testament to how little we hear in our national conversation from those who have experienced religious trauma.
(RNS) — Historically, faith traditions have been reluctant to talk about mental health and categorized suicide as a sin, often leaving survivors and family feeling neglected and hurt. That's starting to change.
(RNS) — Clergy who flourish despite the demands of the job make their well-being a priority while approaching it flexibly.
WHEATON, Ill. (RNS) — About 400 ministry leaders filled a sold-out auditorium at the Billy Graham Center for GC2: Facing Hard Truths and Challenges of Pastoral Ministry, focused on the topics of leadership, burnout and mental health.
(RNS) — A summit for pastors on ‘leadership, burnout and mental health’ comes after the suicide of a prominent church leader and mental health advocate.
(RNS) — As of this month, the r/Islam subreddit will offer a designated space for young Muslims to explore their own mental health — with guidance from a licensed clinical psychologist.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The state's ban doesn't prevent licensed therapists from expressing their personal views about conversion therapy to minor clients, a judge said.